Kocak,A.O. & M. Kemal, 2013, Tephritidae in Turkey. An evaluation of its status from various standpoints (Diptera). Cesa News 86: 1-49, 42 figs., 25 maps., 2 Tables. http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:47C1FFA4-8B8F-43B3-9A38-C65E84011D7E In this paper, scientific evaluations on the faunistic information, morphological and systematical knowledge, illustrations, mapping, bibliography, authorship, and ethical situation, within the frame of some recent publications on the Tephritidae are given. As a result of this, several regrettable cases are determined. A list of 156 tephritid species, known from Turkey so far, is given. Totally 25 species are reported for Van Province, together with their distributional maps. From various provinces, 22 species are illustrated in nature. Three species are reported as new to the fauna of Turkey.